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Chest. 1990 Apr;97(4):1000-1.

Pulmonary malacoplakia and Rhodococcus equi infection in a patient with AIDS.

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  • 1Fairmont Hospital AIDS Services, San Leandro, Calif.

Abstract

We describe a case of pulmonary malacoplakia and Rhodococcus equi cavitary pneumonia in a patient with AIDS. The relationship between Rhodococcus equi, a rare bacterial human pathogen, and malacoplakia, an unusual type of chronic granulomatous inflammation, is discussed.

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